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  • Culture in Chaosby Stephen C. Lubkemann

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Fought in the wake of a decade of armed struggle against colonialism, the Mozambican civil war lasted from 1977 to 1992, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives while displacing millions more. As conflicts across the globe span decades and generations, Stephen C. Lubkemann suggests that we need a fresh perspective on war when it becomes the context... more...

  • Deadly Developmentsby Stephen and Downs Reyna

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Ten anthropologists trace the machinations of war and the effects of violence in capitalist states, from their formation to the present. This collection, the newest volume in the War and Society series, questions the foundations of classical social theory while investigating local and international conflict through the critical and cross-cultural lens... more...

  • Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relationsby Professor Ellis Cashmore; Ellis Cashmore

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 88.95

    Ethnicity and racial relations are almost universally seen as a prime motivating force behind social conflict and change. Often volatile and complex, racial interaction resonates through all aspects of contemporary society. Social issues which appear to have little connection to race often become entagled with ethnic friction to create far more complex... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studiesby Ellis Cashmore

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Developed from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relations , now in its fourth edition, Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies has been assembled by a world-class team of international scholars led by Ellis Cashmore to provide an authoritative, single-volume reference work on all aspects of race... more...

  • Enemy Linesby Margaret Trawick

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Enemy Lines captures the extraordinary story of boys and girls coming of age during a civil war. Margaret Trawick lived and worked in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of youths have been recruited into the Sri Lankan armed resistance movement known as the Tamil Tigers. This compelling account of her experiences is a powerful exploration... more...

  • Extremely Violent Societiesby Christian Gerlach

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Investigation of the causes of twentieth-century mass violence worldwide beyond terms such as 'genocide' and 'ethnic cleansing'. more...

  • Interkulturelles Trainingby Christel Kumbruck; Wibke Derboven

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 54.99

    Interkulturelle Zusammenarbeit in 5 Schritten, jetzt in der zweiten Auflage! - In einer Welt mit global operierenden Unternehmen und multikulturellen Gesellschaften hat die Fähigkeit, mit Mitarbeitern und Kollegen aus anderen Kulturen erfolgreich zu kommunizieren, existentielle Bedeutung. Diese ?interkulturelle Kompetenz" ist erlernbar und vermittelbar.... more...

  • The Multicultural Riddleby Gerd Baumann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Multicultural Riddle is a comprehensive exploration of all the issues that shape our search for a multicultural society. The book examines how we can establish a state of justice and equality between and among three groups: those who believe in a unified national culture, those who trace their culture to their ethnic identity, and those who view... more...

  • Neighbors and Strangersby William R. Polk

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    How important are foreign affairs in the grand scheme of civilization? Do defenses against the invasion of strangers influence the evolution of culture? Drawing on decades of experience in government as well as in the academy, William R. Polk offers a uniquely informed, comprehensive view of foreign relations. Bridging academic disciplines he treats... more...

  • Public Policy and Ethnicityby Dr Elizabeth Rata; Professor Roger Openshaw

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    Has ethnicity become institutionalized as a political category? Drawing on international studies, including New Zealand, the book shows that this process of public policymaking creates artificial divisions that can become permanent and detrimental as well as being at odds with the social fluidity of modern societies. Preface by Jonathan Friedman. more...